Why the Nick Foles Era Needs to Start Sooner Rather Than Later

September 16, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As Philadelphia sports fans begin their annual collective descent into the madness known as Eagles season, they should be asking themselves the following:
Are we ready for the Nick Foles era to begin?
Ready or not, there’s a chance Foles will take some snaps Sunday when the Eagles take on the Baltimore Ravens in their 2012 home opener. And it’s not going to be because the Eagles are cruising in a blowout.
The Ravens’ defense, even without Terrell Suggs, is fast and relentless. Ray Lewis and Ed Reed are going to be eying Vick like a cocktail hors d'oeuvre when he starts his usual scrambling and gunslinging. So Vick going out with an injury would be roughly as surprising as the sun rising in the east.
So what about Foles? Is he ready to be the guy? Many Eagles fans believe he could be. Or at least, they want to believe.
Andy Reid’s latest QB project might end up being the next Tom Brady. Foles had a nice preseason, impressing fa...

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